Creating Jobs. Changing Lives


Wadhwani Foundation

High-value job creation through entrepreneurship,
innovation and skills development


Global footprint across Asia, Africa and Latin America


About Us

Wadhwani Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that operates around the world to accelerate job creation. Founded in 2000 by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dr. Romesh Wadhwani, the foundation works in 20 countries across Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the U.S. through technology, networks and partnerships.

In the U.S., the foundation has a 10-year goal to equip a million students with the skills and credentials for high-demand, sustainable family-supporting jobs and improved career opportunities. The Wadhwani Foundation partners in the U.S. with community colleges and training organizations to develop curricula that meet current market needs, provide tools and support to lower the cost of in-demand educational content, and provide coaching for students based on market needs.

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Our Initiative

Wadhwani Opportunity

Provides 21st century employability skills to job-seeking students.

  • Empowers students to acquire, sustain and progress in family-supporting jobs
  • Delivers skills pathways, high-quality content, and technology for students
  • Tracks and measures student success and job placements

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Hear From Our Leaders

About The Wadhwani Foundation
Dr. Ajay Kela on Wadhwani focus areas & impact